DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE - CONGRESSIONALLY DIRECTED MEDICAL RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Synopsis of Open Program Funding Opportunities




FY21 Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP)

Mechanism Program Announcement/Instructions Release Date Funding Amount Submission Deadline
Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2 Program Announcement
Application Instructions
January 6, 2021 Funding Level 1:
  • Maximum funding of $450,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is years.

Funding Level 1 with Partnering PI Option:

  • Maximum funding of $750,000 for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is years.

Funding Level 2:

  • Maximum funding of $1 million (M) for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.

Funding Level 2 – Population Science and Prevention Studies:

  • Maximum funding of $1.5M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.

Funding Level 2 with Partnering PI Option:

  • Maximum funding of $1.5M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 3 years.

Funding Level 2 – Population Science and Prevention Studies – Partnering PI Option:

  • Maximum funding of $2M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): March 11, 2021

Application: March 25, 2021
Breakthrough Award Level 3 Program Announcement
Application Instructions
January 6, 2021 Funding Level 3:
  • Maximum funding of $4M in direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.

Funding Level 3 with Partnering PI Option:

  • Maximum funding of $5M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): March 12, 2021

Invited Application:June 23, 2021
Breakthrough Award Level 4 Program Announcement
Application Instructions
January 6, 2021 Funding Level 4 and Funding Level 4 with Partnering PI Option:
  • Maximum funding of $10M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): March 12, 2021

Invited Application: June 23, 2021
Era of Hope Scholar Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
January 6, 2021
  • Maximum funding of $3M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Letter of Intent): March 11, 2021

Application: March 25, 2021

Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: March 29, 2021
Innovator Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
January 6, 2021
  • Maximum funding of $7M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): March 12, 2021

Application: June 23, 2021

Confidential Letters of Recommendation Submission Deadline: June 25, 2021
Transformative Breast Cancer Consortium Award Program Announcement
Application Instructions
January 6, 2021
  • Maximum funding of $25M for direct costs (plus indirect costs).
  • The maximum period of performance is 4 years.
Pre-Application (Preproposal): March 12, 2021

Invited Application: June 23, 2021


Last updated Thursday, January 21, 2021